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The podcast that taught me how to speak Korean

After freshman year of high school, I used my summer freedom to take a programming class. "I don't expect you guys to learn this language in two …

23 Things Top Students Do

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Knitting Instructions: Learn to Knit

Learn to knit in just a few weeks! Use this step by step guide to become a professional knitter in time for the holidays.<p>Each week I will add new …

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24 Invaluable Skills To Learn For Free Online This Year

Here's an easy resolution: This stuff is all free as long as you have access to a computer, and the skills you learn will be invaluable in your career, and/or life in general.

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6 Ways To Define Your Workspace At Home

If you’re ever had the opportunity (some might say misfortune) of working from home, you know that the distractions are endless. Every time you look up from your computer, there’s a stack of personal mail that needs attention, a glass that should be washed or a household member eager to tell you a …

Winter Vegetable Soup with Smoked Trout

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: A vegetable soup that can stand alone.</i><p>Winter larder vegetables -- like parsnips, rutabagas and celery root -- are incredible. They are these huge sources of aromatic …

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The 2013 Jealousy List: The 41 Best Stories (and One Book) We Didn't Write

In this season of relentless kindness, envy is often sadly neglected. Which is why we bring you the First Annual Jealousy List, a compilation of the …

10 Best French Fashion Blogs

Valentine Vanesse is a tea drinker, bicycle rider, the definition of Parisian chic. Her blog could be described in few words as “pure delight in …

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …

The 6 Simplest Ways to Generate Great Ideas

Angela Booth<p>Read full profile<p>Want to <b>generate great ideas</b>? You can. Ideas come to us every day, many more than we could ever use. We dismiss most of …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

An Ode To Pour-Over Coffee

Life’s best designed products are sometimes the ones we take for granted each morning.<p>I used to have a coffee machine from the future. It was silver, naturally.<p>It could be programmed to burr-grind my beans to various levels of fineness, charcoal-filter tap water, and brew 12 cups of coffee before I …

7 Must-have Apps for Audio Lovers

Are you someone who constantly has your ear buds on?<p>Do you love listening to music, audio books, or podcasts while driving or working out?<p>Well, here are seven awesome iPhone apps to fill your ear buds with energizing music, educational audio books, or funny podcasts all day long.<p>1. Umano (free)<p>If …

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How Super-Achievers Do What They Do

For their new book <i>The Art of Doing</i>, Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield interviewed 36 super-achievers at the tops of their fields. They started seeing patterns emerge. These are the 10 most common practices of the highly successful.

8 Things You Need to Know Before Moving In Together

The decision to move in with your partner is life changing and for some, can make or break the relationship. The thought of playing house may seem …

Build A Better Body

Old-school weight-lifting routines won't get you very far. But our runner-specific strength-training plan will make you faster, stronger, and less injury-prone in just one hour a week.<p>It's no secret that weight training isn't your top priority. If it were, you'd be reading a different magazine (and …

Training advice - The Running Bug

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

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New Arrivals<p>US$49<p>New<p>Amity Plushy Contrast Knit Long Cardigan<p>US$49<p>As the weather cools down, stay warm and sweet in the Amity Plushy Contrast Knit …

Flexible Routine

A 10-minute postrun yoga sequence that will improve your range of motion and prevent injury.<p>Most runners wouldn't describe themselves as limber or loose—especially after logging a five-, 10-, or 20-miler. But practicing yoga after your workouts can remedy that. By increasing blood and oxygen flow …

Foam Roller Video Series

Learn how to efficiently use your foam roller with this 8 part video series.

Your Best 10-Minute Run Warmup | Triathlete

This Fitness Star is Tackling 50 Irons in 50 Days to Benefit a Haitian Orphanage<p>Aug 10, 2018 Culture<p>Power Meters are More Affordable Then Ever—Here’s …

A Dynamic Stretching Routine

Stretch safely—before you run.<p>Maybe you've heard that stretching before a run is a big mistake. Indeed, studies show that static stretching—holding a muscle in an elongated, fixed position for 30 seconds or more—could hurt performance if done before a workout (save it for after your run). But …

in Arts & Entertainment onApr 10, 2013 11:00 am

<i>When the seasons change and it gets warm, Chicago seizes the outdoors and strangles the life out of it. Befitting a city born from a prairie, here</i> …

We Can Be Ghosts Now by Hiatus featuring Shura

In this the making-of video for 'The Ecstatics' by Explosions in the Sky, Polina Zakharova documents how director and animator Hayley Morris created …

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6 Cooking Techniques to Master...from the Masters

A French cooking legend, a Brooklyn egg cream guru and other pros come right to your kitchen to deliver essential advice.<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>Make a …

Runner's World

Fancy Pavlova

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Pavlova is crispy on the outside but light and fluffy inside and is believed to have been created to honour Anna Pavlova during or after one of her tours to Australia and New Zealand. The exact location of its first creation and the nationality of its creator has been a source of …

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